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Old July 7 2006, 03:19 AM   #286
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Re: Cast the Characters of Trek Literature

^^

Not to dismiss Ens. Brodsky's question above, but I was noticing the character Si Cwan from Peter David's New Frontier series. (His looks as well as his demeanor)...

I couldn't help think Christopher Judge, who portrays Te'luc(sp?) from StarGate SG-1 as this character.
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Old July 7 2006, 03:28 AM   #287
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His name's Teal'c. I haven't gotten started on New Frontier, but I figure Chris Judge can play just about anyone.
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Old July 7 2006, 03:43 AM   #288
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^ Yup -- Christopher Judge is exactly who I'd tap to play Captain Gold. *nods*
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Old July 7 2006, 03:45 AM   #289
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^ Hang on, I thought you wanted him to play Corsi?

Or were you just going to do it on a digital backlot with CJ as all the characters and composite it together in post?
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Old July 7 2006, 03:48 AM   #290
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^ I heard Christopher Judge wanted to do his own musical version of Julius Ceasar where he plays all the parts?
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Old July 7 2006, 03:49 AM   #291
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^ Yup -- Christopher Judge is exactly who I'd tap to play Captain Gold. *nods*
Heck, let's just have him play the entire cast of SCE! (Including Scotty--can you just imagine him doing a Scottish accent?)
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Old July 7 2006, 04:12 AM   #292
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^ Yup -- Christopher Judge is exactly who I'd tap to play Captain Gold. *nods*
I just don't see CJ in the role as an old white Jew. I would think Leslie Neilson would be a good Captain Gold.
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Old July 7 2006, 04:29 AM   #293
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^ Uh, I know. It was a joke, y'see.

Nielsen actually might not make a bad choice. People forget that he was a romantic-male-lead-type in his early days, including his role on Forbidden Planet.
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Old July 7 2006, 05:10 AM   #294
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^ Uh, I know. It was a joke, y'see.

Nielsen actually might not make a bad choice. People forget that he was a romantic-male-lead-type in his early days, including his role on Forbidden Planet.
I wouldn't mind seeing Leslie Neilsen as Captain Gold...(Kind of ironic since his Captain from 'Forbidden Planet' was the inspiration for Kirk)...
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Old July 7 2006, 11:27 AM   #295
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Re: Casting

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Cyclonus said:
From Shatner's The Ashes of Eden...

Tielani -- Vannessa Williams
Drake -- John Travolta
Ooh, that's good! I never really had much of a mental picture for Taelani, but Vanessa works. And I think Travolta would be perfect as that slimeball Drake.
Isn't Drake a contemporary of Kirk's? That would make him almost a quarter of a century too young. I'd opt for James Caan.

Some talk re Captain Gold in the more recent posts. What about Topol (Fiddler on the Roof, For Your Eyes Only)?
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Old July 7 2006, 02:07 PM   #296
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Topol doesn't work for me for Gold -- although I think he'd work for Gold's brother, Nathan, seen in "The Ceremony of Innocence is Drowned."
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Old July 7 2006, 06:14 PM   #297
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Personally, I always pictured Andres Kasulas as Si Cwan. And, of course, Peter Jurasik as the Danterian ambassador whose name I can't recall who Si Cwan came to blows with in the first NF novel.

And a younger Bruce Boxlietner always came to mind for Captain Calhoun.

No, I'm not sure why I keep mentally transplanting B5 into NF. Though at least I can earnestly say that I don't picture Claudia Christian as Soleta.
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Old July 7 2006, 06:17 PM   #298
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Sci said:No, I'm not sure why I keep mentally transplanting B5 into NF. Though at least I can earnestly say that I don't picture Claudia Christian as Soleta.
We came this close to picturing her as Seven of Nine....
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Old July 7 2006, 08:44 PM   #299
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i still think arnold vosloo from the mummy movies would make a great si cwan.
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Old July 7 2006, 08:50 PM   #300
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Isn't Drake a contemporary of Kirk's? That would make him almost a quarter of a century too young. I'd opt for James Caan.

Well, I'm saying John Travolta now opposite William Shatner around the time of TUC. That's the beauty of fantasy casting; you can use people at any age, or even cast people who are dead now.
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